Fred Philip Hochberg (born February 3, 1952) is an American businessman and civic leader. After nearly two decades as an executive at the Lillian Vernon Corporation, he served in various leadership roles at U.S. government agencies, non-profit organizations, and in academia.
From 2009 to 2017, he was Chairman and President of the Export–Import Bank of the United States, becoming the institution’s longest-serving Chairman. He was initially appointed in January 2009 and confirmed in May 2009. He was re-nominated in March 2013 and reconfirmed in June 2013. He was a fundraiser for the campaign of Barack Obama for President and served as a member of the Presidential transition of Barack Obama. He previously served as dean of the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy at The New School and as deputy administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA) in the Clinton Administration. Hochberg was one of the highest-ranking LGBT officials in the Obama Administration and has been active for decades in LGBT causes, serving as co-Chair of the Board of the Human Rights Campaign, the largest LGBT civil rights advocacy organization in the United States.
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